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My life as a villainess : essays / Laura Lippman.

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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Kenton County.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Covington Branch LT B L766 2020 (Text) 33126024485371 New Large Type Available -
Erlanger Branch LT B L766 2020 (Text) 33126024485363 New Large Type Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780063000131 (paperback : large print)
  • ISBN: 006300013X (paperback : large print)
  • Physical Description: viii, 258 pages (large print) ; 23 cm
  • Edition: First Harper Large Print edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Harper Large Print, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2020]

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
Part I: Game of Crones -- The whole 60 -- Game of crones -- Natural selection -- The art of losing friends and alienating people -- Part II: This be the other verse -- My father's bar -- The thirty-first stocking -- Swing, interrupted -- Revered ware -- Part III: My life as a villainess -- The Waco kid -- Tweety bird -- My life as a villainess -- Part IV: Genius -- A fine bromance -- Saving Mrs. Banks -- My brilliant friend -- Men explain The wire to me.
Summary, etc.:
Collects the author's recent essays exploring motherhood as an older mom, her life as a reader, her relationships with her parents, her newspaper career, and her experiences as a novelist.
Subject: Lippman, Laura, 1959-
Authors, American > 20th century > Biography.
Genre: Large type books.

  • HARPERCOLL

    New York Times bestselling author Laura Lippman, a journalist for many years, collects here her recent essays exploring motherhood as an older mom, her life as a reader, her relationships with her parents, friendship, and other topics that will resonate with a large audience.  Her voice is wry and relatable, her takes often surprising.

    Meet the Woman Behind the Books&;

    In this collection of new and previously published essays, New York Times bestselling author Laura Lippman offers her take on a woman's life across the decades. Her childhood and school years, her newspaper career, her experiences as a novelist&;Lippman finds universal touchstones in an unusual life that has as many twists as her award-winning crime fiction.

    Essays include:

    ·         Men Explain The Wire to Me

    ·         Game of Crones

    ·         My Life as a Villainess

    ·         My Father&;s Bar

    ·         The 31st Stocking

    These candid essays offer long-time readers insight into the experiences that helped Lippman become one of the most successful crime novelists of her generation.


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